Candy Rydlinski


Artist info

Born and educated in Cleveland, Ohio, Candy began her music studies on piano and oboe at an early age. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Cleveland State University. Over the years she has studied with Harvey McGuire of the Cleveland Orchestra, David McGuire, Jane Green, Peter Cooper, and Mark Fink. After receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Oboe Performance from Cleveland State University, she joined the US Army Bands and was appointed principal oboist with the 76th U.S. Army Band in Kaiserslautern, West Germany. Her Army Band experience included numerous tours to England, France, Belgium and The Netherlands as well as many woodwind quintet performances throughout Europe. In 1996 she became the principal Oboist of the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra and the Arctic Chamber Orchestra. Additionally, she has been an adjunct faculty member of the University of Alaska Fairbanks since 1996.

Years taught2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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